Vaccinations Specialist

The Center for Women's Health

Obstetrics & Gynecology, Board Certified OBGYNs & Obstetrics & Gynecology located in Newport News, VA

The Center for Women’s Health believes that your OB/GYN should do more than offer isolated care. To help protect your overall health, the practice offers a variety of vaccinations at its offices in Newport News, Virginia. Call the nearest office or schedule an appointment online to find out which vaccinations are right for you.

Vaccinations Q & A

Can my OB/GYN advise me on and administer vaccinations?

Absolutely. In fact, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that OB/GYNs incorporate vaccinations into their routine care. 

That’s because vaccines can do a lot to help keep women healthy, preventing gynecological conditions like HPV and other health concerns like influenza. 

To help you lead your healthiest life, The Center for Women’s Health provides consultations on the vaccinations that are right for you. Once you determine which vaccinations you need, they can also administer them from the comfort and convenience of their offices. 

Which vaccinations do I need?

Which vaccinations you need depends on your age, personal and family health history, and wellness goals. 

The Center for Women’s Health takes the time to talk with you so they can recommend the right vaccinations. Additionally, they’re available to look over your vaccination records and identify any gaps. 

Some of the vaccinations they most commonly recommend include:

  • Influenza 
  • Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis 
  • Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR)
  • Varicella (chickenpox)
  • HPV
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B

The Center for Women’s Health prioritizes using the safest, most proven vaccinations. They even offer GARDASIL® 9 to defend against nine types of HPV. 

How often should I get vaccinations?

How often you should get a vaccine depends on the vaccination itself. In many cases, you just need one or a series of vaccinations spread over a short period (often a few months) to protect you against a specific disease for life.

There are other vaccinations that are most effective when administered on a regular basis. To protect against influenza, for example, you’ll need to get a flu shot annually. For the most effective protection against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis, you’ll need a booster shot once a decade.

The Center for Women’s Health works with you to make sure you’re on the right vaccination schedule. They can also help you catch up on vaccinations you may have missed in recent years. 

For any needed vaccinations or a consultation to determine which are recommended for you, call The Center for Women’s Health or book an appointment online today